Web of Science



Description: Web of Science is the Web interface to the citation databases from the Institute of Scientific Information. Online coverage is from 1983 onward.Databases include:

  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index™ — 1990 to present. Fully indexes over 148,000 conference titles in the Sciences and Social Sciences with 12,000 conferences added annually.
  • Science Citation Index Expanded™1900 to present. Fully indexes over 8,500 major journals across 150 disciplines.
  • Social Sciences Citation Index™1900 to present. Fully indexes over 3,000 social sciences journals, covering the most significant social sciences discoveries from all of the 20th century.
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index®to 1975 to present. Fully indexes over 1,700 arts and humanities journals, as well as selected items from over 250 scientific and social sciences journals.
  • Book Citation Index — 2005 to present. Indexes over 50,000 editorially selected books with 10,000 new books added each year.
  • Additional resources are:
  • Journal Citation Reports® offer a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals.
  • Essential Science Indicators In-depth analytical tool offering data for ranking scientists, institutions, countries, and journals.


Data format: HTML
Publisher: Thomson Reuters
Subscription period: January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020
Language: English
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